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most talked about news story is the end of the world all thanks to a bible prophet. you may have seen the facebook jokes. the end of the world all set for 24 hours from now. allegedly according to a multimillion dollar radio show in the bay area. some see prophecy. some see humor. robert lyles is outside the radio station that has people all around the world talking. robert? >> reporter: dana, it is hard to understand or even interpret what to take away from this message. you mentioned a multimillion dollar radio station and a multimillion dollar campaign of the so-called rapture. this is where it is coming from. this building on haggenburger just steps from the oakland international airport. it looked more like a warehouse
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that has seen better days. and out front four protestors have assembled denouncing family radio and its owner as a false prophet. again, i mention it is hard to tell what's going on here. few are taking this so-called prophsy seriously. harold camping is refusing to talk to reporters. in fact, family radio is completely shutdown tonight. but if the world will end tomorrow why are they accepting deliveries from ups on saturday. camping was supposed to host a live radio broadcast at 5:30 p.m. tonight. again, he is nowhere to be found. the only people as i mentioned are those protestors who hoped to reach campings flock. people have quit jobs, given up personal property and euthanized their pets even. camping did sit out with cbs5's
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mike sugerman just days ago in what exampling describes as his final interview. >> just in case this doesn't happen can we do an interview with you the next day? >> it is absolutely going to lap. there is no way i can schedule an interview because i won't be here. >> we don't want our faith to be scoffed at. >> so what do you think of someone who says that he has figuredded out the date that the world is going to end? >> he is wrong once again. this is the second time. i think he is going to be wrong again. >> that protestor is referring to 1994. that was the first time that camping claimed the world was going to end. he admits he got it wrong then. it is unclear whether he got it
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wrong again. bottom line, this is the so- called bottom line of the so- called rapture and the man spreading that message is nowhere to be found. >> all right. it begins there. robert lyles, thank you. so what about the believers? one sonoma county man is convinced the world will end tomorrow and don knapp reports his neighbors are frightened about what this man plans to do. don? >> he says he loves his birds, his two cats and even the neighbor cat neero. loves them so much he will kill them to spare them the pain of judgment day. >> i plan to put my babies to sleep when the earthquake hits denver.
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it will hit denver 6 p.m. saturday, the day predicted by harold camping as the beginning of the end of the word. he is holding a yard sale today to talk to people and spread the word. >> because on that day there will be 2 billion plus people dead in the word. and nobody is going to bury them. >> when it does, there is the end of the end. >> reporter: as word spreads of tinker's deadly intentions neighbors and outsiders try to intervene. >> would you be willing to let them be free until it happens? >> reporter: heidi offered to take the pets. tinker told her to come back after 6 p.m. on saturday, the supposed start time of the end of the world. >> i have a really nice barn and we have a home with kittens. they would be nice and warm and fed. >> when the earthquake hits though, it is going to kill them. >> i know, but i'm just giving them a nice vacation before the
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end. how about that? >> reporter: is tinker serious? the staff at a nearby vetrinary clinic think so. he came by looking for drugs to kill his animals. >> it is unethical about what we do at the animal hospital and we wouldn't put an animal to sleep that wasn't suffering in any way and he said that isn't fair to me because the animals are going to be dying. i said i was sorry. >> reporter: another going further. the sergeant says at this point there is not much he can do. >> well, i'm just curious and just try to figure out how to resolve the issue because it is his belief it is going to happen on the 21st. >> sonoma county animal control also has offered care but says that as long as the killing is humane and by the owner there is not much they can do. now it is up to bill tinker who seems determined. >> if my animals are going to be killed by the flood -- i mean by the earthquake or the earth wave that is going to come around the world, why
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would i want to keep them alive and allow them to be hurt. >> reporter: new developments in the past few minutes. while we were standing here two officers from animal control have arrived walking up to the front of mr. tinker's house. one of the officers is holding the cat. they are probably talking to him about not killing his animals. talking to him about their concerns about keeping these animals alive. at this point we don't know how this will go down because animal control has not in the previous few days decided that it was legal for them to intervene since the intent was to kill the animals humanely. we will bring you those developments as they happen. back to you. >> unfortunately mr. tinker is probably not alone in his thinking. don knapp, thank you. the world continues to turn
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and another east bay narcotics officer charged with dealing drugs. charged with giving more than a pound of marijuana to an informant for sale. this is following more than a month-long investigation. >> i can tell you as the police chief this is extremely disappointing. the san leandro police department will not allow this kind of conduct. >> he has been on the force for nine years. his attorney calls the evidence against his client thin and circumstantial. families of two men killed by oakland police officers want to know why. but law enforcement officials are refusing to comment on this. kristin? >> reporter: the families of those two mental me they know there are internal investigations underway but that is virtually all they know. they say oakland police have denied them the basic facts about their relatives deaths.
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two men with vastly different stories. a 30-year-old with a criminal past who apparently ran from police wednesday night. another man, 39-year-old father of three accused of brandishing a toy gun at authorities back in january. both shot in confrontations with oakland police. >> our loss is just one of many in the oakland community. in the last week two killed last week and two killed yesterday. >> reporter: the families say in both cases police have stone walled any information on the deaths. >> the police do not get to kill somebody on the streets of this country and not have to explain the circumstances of that killing. >> reporter: and yet the family says that is precisely what has happened. in this form letter the chief denied the mother accessed a coroner's report because it could endanger the investigation. >> how many other families in
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oakland have worn the burden of neice unanswered questions. on thursday's jackson a aunt told us no one in his family has been allowed to identify his body. >> a lot of hurt and anger. too much shooting and too many fatalities. come on now, when is it going to stop? >> reporter: police declined interviews with news organizations about jackson's death. i asked in e-mail if it was standard to avoid e-mail responses in the investigation of a police officer causing a death. the answer was yes. >> reporter: the family says they have no intentions of stopping until they get the answers they believe they deserve. a family saying they have no desire to file a lawsuit but until they get at least a time line for information they will resort to legal action.
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live in oakland, cbs5. it is a problem that cost one bay area school district millions of dollars in lost state funding but the real cost is students who fail academically and socially. juliette goodrich joins us from oakland to tell us why administrators are taking a closer look into alarming absentee rates. julia? >> reporter: when we heard the statistics we certainly got alarmed ourselves. listen to this, one of every sev seven students within the oakland unified school district misses four weeks of school a year. we are not talking about truency we are talking about chronic absenteeism so of course school officials are doing what they can to improve these numbers. even the best teacher can't help students who aren't in class. right now the oakland unified school district is dealing with chronic absenteeism rates which could lead to academic failure. >> do you show up on time? >> yes. >> what happens if you don't?
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>> i would be tardy. >> you don't like that? >> no. >> reporter: the district is now implementing early warning systems to identify chronically absent students and why. the academy public school principal created and in it to win it to chart the progress after last year's absenteeism rates. >> it has been a group effort, a team effort and we are chipping away building brick by brick. >> reporter: she says communicating with the students' families and their needs are key. parents agree. >> if there is a problem with you getting to school or getting home from school then we can all connect and car pool and get here any way that is possible. >> reporter: the reason for students not showing up to school varies. >> sometimes you have kids who are sort of acting as adults in the family and are in charge of child care. or even working and doing other things opposed to just
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attending school. >> reporter: chronic absenteeism is missing 10% of school either excused or unexcused costing the district millions of dollars in lost state funding. but she says she is seeing signs of progress one day at a time. >> we want to start early that cool is school and to be here and to be present an engage can lead to your future and your future starts for you. >> reporter: it is the elementary school level that sees the highest absenteeism rate. here they praise students that have attended the school with field trips and mark the charts up on the wall. pretty amazing dana. a lot of students are showing up as a result of it. the state superintendent released these findings yesterday and held a form on this very issue to get kids back in the classroom and that's the goal here as well. >> glad they are dressing it right now but i'm afraid,
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juliette, it has been going on a long time. >> reporter: it has. and also in other districts as well. we should mention in san francisco it is the same case. >> wow. all right. in oakland, juliette goodrich, thank you. >> well, it is a simple question. is california business friendly as the state wrestles to drawdown that budget deficit. why more people are pointing to another state for a lesson in taxes. >> and it is a colorful moment in san jose and not just because of the sharks, businesses are hoping they are going to see green. what's the buzz in the local restaurant scene? your own individual bee hive. i'm mike sugerman. the story will be coming up. all the officers will be able. we are going to wait to see if we get any word on any early decisions but here in san francisco we like to believe that we are prepared for any emergency. that would definitely qualify
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as an emergency and if it comes to work with all the city's agencies and the mayors office making sure the city is safe. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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moutain view. three world war two planes landed at moffett field today as part of the nationwide "wings of freedom tour". vistors are invited to explore an aviation history on display in mountainview today. two world war ii planes landed as part of the nationwide wings of freedom tour. witnesses are invited to explore and learn more about these unique treasures. you can buy a ticket. that exhibit runs through may 28th. in the south bay to call this a busy weekend, that would be an understatement. joe vazquez is live in san jose where all week long there will be hockey. let's see. music. hopefully some money rolling in, right, joe? >> reporter: well that's what
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these businesses are hoping. that's san pedro square right there transforming into san jose sharks. i'm told bars and restaurants right now as the sharks game is underway that those folks are standing room only as the big weekend begins. . >> reporter: used to a big crowd. but not this big. >> one of the biggest weekends i experienced. i thought the ncaa march madness was huge but nothing comparing to this. >> reporter: sharks playing tonight and sunday. a few games away from the stanley cup. and it is not just sin city. put on your dark shades. this city is going to be bright with stars for several days. prince played thursday and added another day for saturday night. the cast of "glee" is playing next week. and big wow comicfest is also coming to san jose. >> it is great all this stuff
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is happening in san jose. kind of boost the business and the fun. >> reporter: dressing head to toe in sharks gear. her colleagues dressed three floors and several branches up in sharks colors. getting ready to collect all the cash from downtown businesses. >> hopefully the bottom line is raised. >> reporter: and if all goes well for the sharks they will be back in down for even more games starting thursday. >> we can only fit so many people at henry's and we have ordered three times as much steak and product as we have in the past. we are gearing up and hoping for the best. >> reporter: we just heard a big roar coming from the bar. that means sharks scored or made a big play or businesses are already celebrating. reporting live in san jose, cbs5. >> i think that big roar came from roberta.
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>> there was a roar. we know that has to mean good things. today's high temperature 71 degrees in the city by the bay san francisco was 59 degrees. six degrees below average and we have the cooler temperatures all due to the influx of the marine layer. currently if you're out and about, mid-50s on the beaches. few high thin clouds overhead in oakland at 61 degrees. now in the 60s in downtown san jose at san pedro square. a marine layer is pushing onshore at least a good 50 miles into the 40s and 50s. here is how we are playing out the pinpoint forecast as we walk you through your saturday morning. it is a get away friday heading into the central valley for the
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weekend. in the 70s and low 80s from sacramento through modesto, into fresno. otherwise partly cloudy skies. 30% chance of rain in the high sierra on sunday. locally becoming partly cloudy for your saturday. temperatures coming down every so slightly with that rush of that west wind encouraging the cooler air mass onshore. low 70s up to the napa in sonoma. mostly cloudy skies on sunday everywhere but i'm yanking out that precipitation rebounding tuesday all the way to thursday with warmer temperatures and dry weather pattern. pinpoint forecast. go sharks. >> thank you so much, roberta. it is growing louder from the rooftops around the bay area a growing buzz. we will have that in 2 minutes. is
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making everything from main dishes to desserts extra special. mike sugarman has the bay area foodies and chefs have a new ingredient that they believe is making everything from main dishes to desserts extra special. mike sugerman has the buzz. >> reporter: beware bay area kitchens are -- >> more to a wild flower. >> reporter: this is the liquid gold. it comes from these guys currently residing on the roof
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garden of the fairmont. it started as an experiment. >> reporter: among the first and then the buzz caught on. he belongs to the movement in foodieville and with these it can be hyper local. >> somebody could have a lot of fruit trees growing nearby. fruit trees are prevalent. and you will find flowers. people grow things in window boxes. >> reporter: these two supply hives. at least half a dozen more have their own around the bay area. it is not just because of this. >> especially with what is going on with the bees, i think it is a responsibility to help make education to everyone so
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they can actually be more involved. >> reporter: why am i wearing this goofy bee suit and you're dressed normally? >> i know their behavior. they don't care about me. their one purpose is survival of their hives. >> reporter: which is good because she is allergic to bee sting which would belie her well being but she has never been stung. other restaurants are making a bee-line to join. mike sugerman, c-bee-s 5. dan sandry from hayward wants to know. how do they decide how much water to release from our dams? that's tonight's good question. >> reporter: we have had a really good year. that's one of the things that we would love to have every year but conditions sometimes are dry. >> reporter: but not this year. not by a long shot.
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>> check out folsom lake. they have got almost 900,000- acre feet of water here alone. the bureau of recommendation figures they will be storing more than 1 million-acre feet of water. >> who decides how much to release and when to let it go? lewis moore with the bureau of reclamation says everyone weighs in. >> corps of engineers. several water districts up the system. then environmental concerns and other requirements to the state that we have to manage. >> how much water actually goes out is based on latest technology. they factor in everything from the snow melt and reservoir capacity to current conditions and historical data that goes back more than 100 years. >> water releases are a coordinated effort. every drop of water that goes
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downstream is either providing water delivery, flood control, water quality. it supports our system throughout. >> reporter: go to click on connect to send me your good questions. we have breaking news we want to get to right now. the plane of that missing man has now been found. robert budget brown's son jeff says the civil air patrol told him that the plane was found in salt springs reservoir in amadore county. the condition of the aircraft unknown at this time. they also don't no if brown survived the crash, saying it will be touch and go for the next few hours while they fry to get to that plane. brown took off from nevada wednesday afternoon heading for tracy. however, he never arrived. brown is the founder and the owner of cleavage creek winery based in pope valley in napa
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valley. how does the golden state measure up when it comes to being business friendly. a lot of people think we can learn a few things from the lone star state. we are going to take a closer look at california, texas and taxes. and the next time you're asked to sign something at your doctor's office. >> i signed them. >> reporter: be careful. the form many patients are now being asked to sign that restricts freedom of speech. >> you are in a very vulnerable and costly position. >> it is sold as a cheap alternative to to viagra. but the ingredients could be dangerous. why you should be aware of the phrase all natural. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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that provide jobs, are still look . we learned today a little good news. unemployment rate dropped in california but the ones that provide jobs are still looking for greener pastures. why our state continues to lose companies to the state of texas. >> it is tough. it really is tough. you know. i wish somebody would come and work a day with me and see what's it like. >> reporter: running seven businesses is a challenge for gerard even though his
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restaurants are always packed. his struggle he says is with the state. all its regulations, confusing laws and high taxes making it difficult to run an efficient operation and turn a profit. >> a huge percentage of the economy we really have to protect it and we have to make sure that we keep it from moving to states like texas. >> california is not a business friendly state. >> reporter: that's why the c.e.o. picked up and moved his california health care company to texas taking 95 jobs with him. >> everything from the lawsuits to the taxes. they just get worse until they fix the problems. so instead of fighting it, they go to a city and state that really wants business. >> 36 companies currently looking at moving to texas. >> reporter: business is good after moving to dallas. his key selling point no
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personal or corporate taxes. major location. airports. plentiful housing. >> right now we have never had more interest from people from around the whole world than we have today. >> reporter: this advocate is trying to change the business climate in the golden state urging lawmakers to ease up on measures driving companies away. >> california legislatures just don't get it. they continue to load small businesses with new taxes, regulations, the fear of litigation. it is a culture of gotcha in california. unlike texas which is a culture of welcome, how can we help. >> reporter: in the last few years texas has gained 165,000 jobs. california has lost 1.2 million jobs. that's according to a republican lawmaker who was recently part of a fact-finding mission to texas. find out what california can do
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better. cbs5. president obama and israel's prime minister held a tense meeting at the white house today. and in the end danielle nottingham reports there was no progress on peace in the middle east. >> mr. prime minister, welcome. >> reporter: president obama and israeli prime minister shook hands following a lengthy meeting at the white house. but both leaders acknowledge they disagree on how to achieve peace with the palestinians. >> obviously there are some differences between us. the precise formulations and language. and that's going to happen between friends. >> while israel is prepared to make generous compromises for peace it cannot go back to the 1967 lines. these lines are undefensible. >> reporter: some saying president obama betrayed them when he announced israel should give back land to create a palestinian state including areas in the west bank, gaza strip and east jerusalem.
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the two men talked for an hour longer than scheduled but came to no resolution. they both said they remained allies and remain determined to work towards peace in the middle east. >> we value your efforts to advance the peace process. this is something that that we want to have accomplished. >> reporter: he and the president agree on one things much the palestinians have to end their relationship with hamas. >> reporter: president bush says just as he is demanding a lot from israel he will put pressure on the palestinians to keep their end of the bargain. in the ever advancing field of medicine doctors have a new tool to manage their reputation. how they can now control what patients can and cannot say about them. but is it sensorship? >> and it is never too late to
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finish your education. just ask this kid. >> reporter: i'm kim coyle at the tank where the sharks try to climb back into the western conference finals and the warriors hire a hall of famer. we will tell you more about that coming up in sports. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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or break a medical practice. now some doctors a any doctor will tell you online reviews can make or break a medical practice and now some doctors and dentists are trying to put limits on what their patients can say once they leave the office. on the consumerwatch julie watts shows you what you should look out for. >> reporter: they are the kind of patient reviews that make doctors sick, kept me waiting, worst experience of my life. now some doctors are fighting back with a form called a mutual agreement to maintain privacy. >> i have signed them. >> people have to feel that things are private. >> reporter: the deal. the doctors won't share your information with marketing companies but you agree to give
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the doctors the copyright to what you write about them. they call them gag orders. >> if you write a review online if you're a patient the doctor owns it and that gives them a right to take down because they own it. >> reporter: and schultz says patients often feel pressured to sign. >> they are usually in a stack of forms that you get when you walk into a doctor's office. you are in a very vulnerable and costly position. >> physicians do have the right to protect their career. >> reporter: shane sadler is with medical justice, a company that sells the contracts to physicians. >> what we are talking about is material that doctors cannot respond to. >> reporter: but schultz contends doctors can respond in a variety of ways and without compromising patient's privacy. >> most people don't need to know the details of a particular interaction. >> reporter: rate is
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responding to the issue with a wall of shame. when they hear from patients that have been asked to sign contracts it puts the doctor's name on the list. meanwhile, schultz and other free speech advocates worry the contracts could spread to other professions professions making things unreliable. >> it is essentially advertising. >> reporter: on the consumer watch, jewell water, cbs5. men looking to enhance their sex lives may turn to dietary supplements or prescription drugs but if you bought them on the internet, beware. federal agents say that some may be tainted with potentially dangerous ingredients. dr. kim mulvihill reports. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands of supplements with catchy names like man up, weekend prince and max man are flooding the market.
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>> all natural. >> reporter: nearly 80 products claiming to be all fat ral have been laced with medical prescription viagra. the pills contain the active ingredient in viagra. supplements can be deadly for people with pre-existing conditions. they can suffer heart attacks, strokes and dangerous drug interactions. >> counterfeit viagra. and counter fight cealis. >> reporter: it is phony. the colors are wrong. and there are other problems. >> you've got dirt inside of the package. you can see it. there is dirt inside of there. >> reporter: they are a hot commodity because they are cheaper than the real thing. >> you see half the price or reduced price.
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what's in this? who knows. >> reporter: 10 times the amount of the prescription drug in some instances. dr. kim mulvihill, cbs5 health watch. >> we are just literally hours away from your weekend so we will pinpoint the day there is a chance of rain. that's coming up as eyewitness news continues right here on cbs5. ,,,,,[ male announcer ] it was forged from the fires of imagination.
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found out, it's never to late to fulfill a dream. patrick sedillo show us, sometimes it takes ever notice sometimes life gets away with plans. sometimes it can take dead aches. >> reporter: graduation. for those that have been there it is the feeling of relief. having finished what was started and the rest of lie ahead. >> i got married in my junior year. >> reporter: michael gordon is the most senior of these graduating seniors at 68. he decided to finish his degree 48 years after dropping out. >> i ended up going to work instead of going back to school and i just moved on with life and never got back. >> reporter: until now. although he had a successful career he always wanted to
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finish his degree. he doesn't remember exactly what tuition was -- >> i know what it is now. and i have a lot more empathy for parents with kids in college. >> in 1960 when we started it was $16 per unit. >> reporter: his college roommate helped him get back in. >> being an alum i got in touch with several people at the university and they got online. >> reporter: he made the trip from anchorage where he now lived. but he doesn't think it is too late. >> it is the life of constant study and improvement. >> reporter: during the national anthem he was one of the few to remove his graduation cap. no vanity. and now no regrets. >> he has accomplished a lot including climbing six of the seven summits and going for everest three times. >> reporter: now it includes climbing the mountain in
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concord. >> my wife is a college graduate and she has always held that over my head. now she won't be able to any more. >> reporter: in san francisco, cbs5. >> all that life experience he probably could have... >> was that a good question? >> we can make it one if you like. >> good question today whether or not it is going to rain this weekend. let's get down to some business. outside right now san francisco, take a look in the distance there. have you a blanket of low clouds of fog. albeit on the patchy side. temperature only 5 degrees and san francisco down from an average high of 65. now let's transition to the south. 60 miles to the south to the santa clara valley home of your san jose sharks. live cbs5 weather camera looking out towards san jose. currently 69.
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high today was 71. average is 76. out and about this evening we are into the 50s to the mid and high 60s. winds still blowing out of the west. gusting up to 21 miles per hour in throughout the delta. tonight overnight those winds will begin to dialpac 48 degrees in fairfield. otherwise otherwise 50s common around the bay. 40s to the north. take a look at the clock. pinpoint forecast. by lunchtime it looks a little bit on the partly cloudy side. but nevertheless we will have no rain in the weekend forecast. as we forge ahead looking towards sunday now this is a frontal boundary, the core of the area of low pressure wraps around way back here and that's what was promising that slight chance of rain in the north bay but it is falling aparty seams. therefore mostly cloudy on sunday and a little bit cooler. meanwhile one day at a time your saturday will be partly cloudy. so if you're heading to the high sierra getting lots of
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requests for a forecast. partly sunny on saturday. 30% chance of a thunderstorm from this system on sunday. otherwise on monday there is only a very slim chance of rain. tomorrow overcast for openers then becoming partly cloudy. wince out of the west 10 to 20 miles per hour. pretty breezy during the afternoon hours. in the mid-50s to the low and mid-60s across the central bay. 70s at best in the inland areas. mountain view for the ala carte and art. all weekend long. partly cloudy on saturday at 67 degrees. extended forecast does call for, again, partly cloudy saturday, mostly cloudy on sunday and monday all the way through thursday the dry weather pattern will continue. that is your weekend pinpoint forecast. let's head to san jose. kim, how is the team doing. >> they are doing real good right now. it is still early, roberta, but their feasting on the power play right now. and then there are streaks the
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stanford women have going on in tennis. we will tell you that next in sports.
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major addition to their front welcome to the tank, everyone. we are already at the first intermission. fans are already pretty happy right now. it is early but the sharks are up 3-0. but we begin with basketball where the warriors search for a coach continues. they did make a major addition to their front office staff today. hall of famer and 14-time all- star jerry west will serve as a member of the executive board. he won't run the day-to-day side of basketball things it certainly won't hurt to have one of the most successful general managers in league history on the payroll. gibson has some company for the best dunk of the playoffs. kevin durant posterrize hayward. 15-day disabled list. i don't think dennis will be
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allowed to interview billy bean anytime soon. >> the injury bug has been the achilles heel of the team for years. that's just sad luck, isn't it? >> under statement. >> reporter: joining ross on the d.l. is fellow starter brandon mccarthy. he has a stress fracture in his right scapula. a player that missed last year after surgery will likely get to start. indian shortstop bare hands and flips the ball behind his back to start the double play. cleveland would lose the game but they still have the best record in the american league. and it was a sad day in the wrestling world. ran -- macho man savage was killed in a car accident. he was 58. the wrestling legend suffered a
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heart attack while driving this morning in florida. 10 years ago we were lucky enough to have the macho man on "game day." >> i have goals and -- is that my phone? that's god got to be for me. >> that's mine. >> it is mine. >> that's your wife. she wants to talk to me. >> how are you doing? still in the rest home. get somebody else to change your bed pan but your wife is doing fine. she loves the macho man. you know the deal. >> reporter: stanford women's basketball extended their winning streak at maples pavilion to 63 games but they don't own the longest home streak on the farm. >> reporter: last december the stanford women ended uconn's record 90-game winning streak. >> this losing stuff is getting
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old, man. i hate it. >> reporter: this weekend another historic winning streak is on the line down on the farm. but this time it is the cardinals doing the streaking. >> the past four years this place has been like my second home. >> there is nothing like home. >> there is an advantage in home court advantage in tennis. for stanford tennis there has been. >> winning the 2010 national championship. >> reporter: at 181 consecutive matches, stanford women's tennis has the longest active home winning streak of any division 1 sport. dennis o'donnell would tell you the last time the cardinal lost at home bill clinton was in the oval office. that's more than 12 years of winning. >> 12 years ago i wasn't even playing tennis. >> 12 years ago i was 8, 9 years old. very young. stanford has been so successful over a long period of time.
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it is a testament to the coaches, the program, the fans. >> reporter: stanford's last loss at home came back in 1999 when cal pulled off a 5-4 upset. >> the pac-10 conference is arguably the strongest conference in the country. so each year it is not easy. we don't always, you know, win by a long shot. my last four years have had some really close calls at home. just found a way to get through. >> a lot of years. over a decade. it is just pretty incredible that they can continue to get the best players each year to come to stanford and compeat and keep that streak going. >> reporter: after one here at the tank 3-0 sharks. the patrick marleau, two goals already tonight for him. >> wow. >> wow. >> keep us posted. call roberta. >> going for a hat trick. >> all right. we are coming back at 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. ry skin. [ female announcer ] new gold bond deep moisture, with 7 moisturizers and 3 vitamins.
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